Cat VIII - Symposia
Revisions of the past, problems of the present and future challenges.
Improving tsunami readiness around the South China Sea
The South China Sea region and its neighbouring basins including the Sulu and Celebes seas comprise one of the worlds most vulnerable areas to earthquakes and tsunamis owing to seismic activity in the Manila Cotabato and Negros and Sulawesi trenches
The huge power in every woman and every little girl to transform ocean science and conservation
Kerstin Forsberg the founder and Director of Planeta Océano discusses the importance of marine conservation illustrating our dependence on the ocean and how we can contribute to its sustainability She started this nonprofit organisation focused on empowering communities in marine conservation as she completed her undergraduate studies in biology In 2018 she featured in TIMEs Next Generation of Leaders for her work in protecting giant manta rays in Peru and was among Fortune Worlds 50 Greatest Leaders 2019 Kerstin Forsberg won the Rolex Award for Enterprise in 2016 and other several international and local awards More so she is an Ashoka fellow and recognised as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
Chile hosts tsunami early warning experts from the Caribbean, Pacific and Europe in first-ever joint training programme
President of the UN General Assembly visits IOC, calls on Commission to play key role at First UN Conference on the Ocean